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Credit Card Tips for Travelers

Credit Card Tips for Travelers

Whether you enjoy taking road trips close to home or jet setting around the world, it is important to know how to use your credit card to your advantage when traveling. These credit card... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 12/23/2014
Could You Be Addicted to Credit Cards?

Could You Be Addicted to Credit Cards?

With one look at statistics, it would be easy to think that credit card addiction is widespread in our society. After all, when you see the average debt per card over $8,200, it is easy to... read more »
By: John Schmoll, 12/17/2014
How to Apply for a Credit Card

How to Apply for a Credit Card

While we are bombarded with credit card advertisements every day, these ads don’t always make it clear what you need to do to apply. If you’ve never applied for a card before, it can be... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 12/16/2014
Q&A: Terry Savage’s Tips to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season

Q&A: Terry Savage’s Tips to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season

Families are stringing up their Christmas lights, Charlie Brown is back on TV and stores are replacing pumpkin-flavored everything with peppermint-flavored everything — we’re in the... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 12/10/2014
Should You Pay Just the Monthly Minimum on Your Credit Cards?

Should You Pay Just the Monthly Minimum on Your Credit Cards?

When you buy stuff with a credit card, you are basically borrowing the money from a lender with a promise to pay it all back. The longer you take to pay it back, the more it’s going to cost... read more »
By: Laura Slawny, 12/9/2014
5 Things You Can’t Forget When Using Credit Cards Abroad

5 Things You Can’t Forget When Using Credit Cards Abroad

The end-of-year holiday season is the busiest time for travel, so if you’re one of the millions of Americans heading overseas, chances are you’re bringing along at least one... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 12/4/2014
8 Reasons Your Credit Card was Declined

8 Reasons Your Credit Card was Declined

It’s a fact of modern life that we can’t get very far using cash alone. Whether you’re renting a car, buying an airline ticket, or checking into a hotel, there are some things you just can’t... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 12/3/2014
How to Choose Credit Cards for a Business

How to Choose Credit Cards for a Business

While most credit card advertisements are geared toward consumers, there also are many business credit cards on the market. These cards tailored specifically toward businesses can help... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 12/1/2014
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